[ircd-ratbox] SSL Client-Server Capability?
nenolod at sacredspiral.co.uk
Mon Nov 12 00:59:48 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 11:51 +1100, John Marshall wrote:
> I've just installed ircd-ratbox 2.2.6 on a FreeBSD server on our
> internal network (no plans to connect it to a public irc net). I am
> considering installing it on an Internet-facing server as well (and
> connecting the two ircd's) so that we can permit communication with a
> restricted set of Internet clients (restricting connection source via
> ircd.conf and requiring connection password) - but I wouldn't do this
> without using something like SSL on the public client/server link.
> Is there a version of ircd-ratbox coming which supports encrypted
> Client/Server capability?
> I found a thread in this list's May 2005 archive on this topic - so I've
> already seen that discussion:
> Just wondering if there may have been subsequent developments?
> Thank you for your help.
It seems unlikely that ircd-ratbox will ever support SSL for
connections. But, I'm not an ircd-ratbox developer so, I could be wrong.
You might consider using stunnel. There is a patch for it which can be
used in conjunction with m_webirc if you need the hostname to be the
outside one and not the stunnel hostname. But I don't recall where I saw
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